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Birdi appointed IGP Kashmir in place of ADGP Vijay Kumar

The Jammu and Kashmir government today posted Vijay Kumar Birdi to head the police force in the Kashmir valley as Inspector General of Police Kashmir, replacing Vijay Kumar, additional DGP who has been appointed ADGP (Law & Order) J&K.

A post in the rank of ADGP, viz. ADGP (Law & Order), J&K, is temporarily added to the J&K Segment of AGMUT Cadre in terms of 2(d) proviso to sub-rule (2) of Rule 4 of the Indian Police Service (Cadre) Rules, 1954, for a period of two years or until the post is held by said officer, whichever is earlier, the order issued by the Home department reads.

Vidhi Kumar Birdi, IPS (AGMUT:2003), is posted as IGP Kashmir vice Vijay Kumar, IPS. In addition, the officer shall also hold the charge of the post of IGP Armed Kashmir until further orders.

It has further been ordered that the Zonal IGsP of Kashmir and Jammu shall report to ADGP (Law & Order), J&K, under the overall command and control of DGP, J&K. 

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